Learning Quotes

Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious.
– Ambrose Bierce
Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion.
– Allan Bloom
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
– Daniel J. Boorstin
I come from Montana, and in eastern Montana we have a lot of dirt between light bulbs. It is expensive trying to bring the new technologies to smaller schools to upgrade their technologies to take advantage of distance learning.
– Conrad Burns
Change is the end result of all true learning.
– Leo Buscaglia
I am still learning.
– Michelangelo
The life ahead can only be glorious if you learn to live in total harmony with the Lord.
– Sai Baba
In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not DNA.
– Gregory Bateson
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
– Robert Byrne
Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure; it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned.
– Taylor Caldwell
The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone.
– Albert Camus
I sat staring, staring, staring - half lost, learning a new language or rather the same language in a different dialect. So still were the big woods where I sat, sound might not yet have been born.
– Emily Carr
While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
– Lewis Carroll
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
– Miguel de Cervantes
Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped me develop a damn good memory.
– Ray Charles
I'm learning English at the moment. I can say 'Big Ben', 'Hello Rodney', 'Tower Bridge' and 'Loo'.
– Cher
Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
– Lord Chesterfield
I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
– Sir Winston Churchill
I wanted to translate from one flat surface to another. In fact, my learning disabilities controlled a lot of things. I don't recognize faces, so I'm sure it's what drove me to portraits in the first place.
– Chuck Close
Belief gets in the way of learning.
– Jeremy Collier